Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
9 February 2011
The North West Strategic Health Authority has voted to shut maternity units at Salford Royal, Bury and Rochdale hospitals, despite predictions of rising birth rates, writes Paul Gerrard.
8 December 2010
THIRTY PEOPLE, including midwives, parents, children and Socialist Party members, lobbied a North West NHS board meeting that was expected to rubber-stamp the already deferred decision to close Salford Royal Hospital's maternity services, writes Paul Gerrard.
9 September 2010
On Saturday 4 September, local members of the Socialist Party attended a protest to stop the maternity ward at Hope hospital in Salford being closed...
12 May 2010
Around 100 former Jarvis workers and supporters attended a protest outside Jarvis administrator's Deloitte's headquarters in Leeds on 7 May, writes Iain Dalton.
10 March 2010
TRADE UNIONISTS, health activists and local communities have been protesting in recent weeks at plans to close critical care and maternity services in general hospitals...
14 May 2008
No reduction in the time limit, End the two-doctor rule: On 20 May Tory MP Nadine Dorries intends to move an amendment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill to cut the current upper limit for abortion from 24 to 20 weeks, writes Eleanor Donne, Basildon Socialist Party.
4 March 2008
International women's day: Hypocrisy is not the word for it! The Guardian reported that Tory leader David Cameron pledged to give a third of jobs in his first government to women...
27 February 2008
HUNDREDS OF people from south east London will march through Sidcup on Saturday 1 March to save vital services at Queen Mary's Hospital (QMH)...
30 January 2008
On the 3 November Save the NHS march, photo Paul Mattsson
13 September 2007
HALF A million objections, millions of ús in "consultation", an "independent" review and a few months for Health Secretary Johnson to think it over..... By Hugh Caffrey and Lynn Worthington
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